Home sleep apnea test receives FDA clearance -

Home sleep apnea test receives FDA clearance

Home sleep apnea test receives FDA clearance. Itamar Medical, a company that develops, manufactures and markets non-invasive diagnostic medical devices for sleep apnea with a focus on the cardiology market, has received 510(k) clearance from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration for WatchPAT One, a fully disposable Home Sleep Apnea Test (HSAT). Gilad Glick, president[…]

Pilot shows self-testing tech improves heart patients therapy -

Pilot shows self testing tech improves heart patients therapy

Pilot shows self testing tech improves heart patients’ therapy. A self testing pathway for patients receiving treatment for long-term heart conditions in north Manchester has been extended after a pilot study showed it significantly increased the quality of their patients therapy. At the start of the project, the average time spent in therapeutic range (TTR)[…]

Alexa call 999 Smart speakers could automatically raise alarm about people in cardiac arrest researchers say -

‘Alexa, call 999’: Smart speakers could automatically raise alarm about people in cardiac arrest, researchers say

‘Alexa, call 999’: Smart speakers could automatically raise alarm about people in cardiac arrest, researchers say. ‘These devices have amazing capabilities that we can take advantage of,’ says scientist. Amazon’s Echo device could be soon be used to automatically alert paramedics to a patient in cardiac arrest, say scientists (Reuters). Digital assistants such as Amazon’s Alexa could soon[…]